Egypt Detains Nine For Demanding New Church Building

Nine Egyptian Christians are detained on “terrorism” charges after peacefully protesting against the refusal of Egyptian authorities to allow the rebuilding of a church, an advocacy group says.

Report: ‘Denmark Helped US Spy On European Leaders’

European Union leaders expressed concern Monday about reports that Denmark’s military intelligence agency helped the United States spy on leading European politicians, including the German chancellor, Angela Merkel.

Trump Threatens to Veto House-passed Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Reforms

The U.S. House of Representatives voted this week to change the way the FBI and National Security Agency use the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to conduct electronic surveillance of foreign nationals and agents in the United States. But President Donald Trump indicated Thursday that he might veto the bipartisan bill, saying he and his allies wanted more information about how the FBI’s investigation of alleged ties between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russia was launched.

Bill Would Reform NSA Surveillance Program

A bipartisan cadre of lawmakers in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would reform the 9/11-era authorities used by the intelligence community to access Americans’ phone records and other domestic communications.

U.S. lawmakers introduce bill to stop NSA’s mass data collection

Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill on Thursday that would end the collection of Americans’ phone records by the National Security Agency in an effort to undo a widely criticized security measure passed in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

NSA Weighs Ending Phone Surveillance Program Exposed by Snowden

The National Security Agency is considering ending a once-secret surveillance program that annually collects hundreds of millions of telephone call records, including those belonging to Americans, because it lacks operational value, according to people familiar with the matter.

House passes NSA spying bill after Trump tweets cause confusion

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program, overcoming objections from privacy advocates and confusion prompted by morning tweets from President Donald Trump that initially questioned the spying tool.

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